FAIRFIELD — A major home and garden show moves this fall from a massive tent in Vacaville to indoors in Fairfield and expands a harvest festival to tie in with the season.
The Total Home, Garden and Harvest Festival takes place Oct. 18-20 at 300 Chadbourne Road, site of the former Walmart store and current site of Specialty Sales Classics. The venue boasts more than 50,000 square feet of show space.
This fall’s offering will feature a larger food court, live bands and other entertainment, a sports bar with 60-inch flat screen televisions and a margarita lounge for those 21 and older, according to a press release from JN Productions, which puts on the show and festival.
New festival attractions include a kids corral, jump houses, paintball, face painting and games, according to the release. A harvest pumpkin patch and a scarecrow contest round out the festival.
Local Boy Scouts will build pinewood derby cars and race them on a track, according to the release.
The home and garden show is expected to feature more than 300 exhibitors, contractors, landscapers and local arts and crafts vendors, JN Productions states in the release. Live cooking demonstrations are also planned.
Those who shop at Home Depot in Fairfield and Vacaville can get a discount coupon to save on the cost of admission, according to the release. Discount coupons are also available at the Food Court at the Solano Town Center mall.
A partnership with the Food Bank of Contra Costa and Solano allows people to exchange two cans of food for discounted admission, according to the release. Seniors will received discounted admission Oct. 18.
Hours are noon to 6 p.m. Oct. 18, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Oct. 19 and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Oct. 20. Musical performances are planned from 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Oct. 18 and 19.
For more information, visit www.vacavilletotalhomeshows.com.
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